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DAVID, M. E.;
Professor David The Life of Sir Edgeworth David.
London Edward Arnold & co. 1938 2nd impression Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. In very good condition. Cloth is rubbed and slighty faded. Rubbing to extremities. Corners bumped. Some minor marks. Mark to spine and small split to cloth at rear edge of spine. Endpapers heavily darkened with neat inscription to front. Page edges rough cut. One or two small spots to pages otherwise very clean and tight throughout. 320pp. 8 B&W photo plates plus map.
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DAWSON, WILLIAM HARBUTT:
Cromwell's Understudy: The Life and Times of General John Lambert And The Rise and Fall of the Protectorate.
London, William Hodge & Co., 1928 1st Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light blue cloth with black lettering to spine. In rare dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW Scarce: minor darkening to spine, with 10’6’ label. Small tear to top end of spine, and small chip to top front corner. In protective sleeve.) Some fading to edges of cloth. No penned inscriptions. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. Else an excellent copy. 464pp. Illustrated with 11 b&w photo plates.
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DE BROGLIE, LOUIS / ARMAND, LOUIS / SIMON, PIERRE-HENRI ET AL:
Einstein.
Peebles Press. 1979 1st English edition. Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 219pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams in text. Written for Einstein’s 100th anniversary by nine eminent scholars, each analysing or recalling a different aspect of Einstein’s personality or accomplishments.
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DE PANGE, MAURICE:
The English School Days of a French Boy. Letters from Maurice de Pange.
London. John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1928 1st edition. 8vo. In blue cloth covers with black lettering to paper title label on spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and chipped at ends. Slightly rubbed along edges with small tears and marks.Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Occasional foxing spots and explanatory pencil notes in margins. Owner’s pencil inscription to front endpaper, “E.W.Margesson. Bought from Ramsden. 11 Chapel road, Worthing. 20th Feb 1928. Finished reading 28-2-1928.” Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 100pp. With b/w portrait frontisand other b/w photographs. Letters from a French schoolboy at Westminster School in 1924/5. The letters, to his parents, are full of enthusiasm and some slightly odd phrases. Sadly Maurice de Pange died of meningitis in 1927 aged 15.
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DEEDES, W.F.:
Dear Bill. W.F.Deedes reports.
Macmillan. 1997 1st edition. Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and bumped at top end. Slight crease along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 413pp. With b/w photographs. A personal memoir by the journalist and politician, William (Bill) Deedes.
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DESMOND, RAY:
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. Traveller and Plant Collector.
Antique Collector’s Club. 1999 1st edition. Size 8.5 x 11.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Map to front endpaper, pictorial back endpaper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 286pp. With colour & b/w photographs and illustrations. Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker was an eminent Victorian botanist and one of Charles Darwin’s closest collaborators. He travelled widely and had many adventures.
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DESTI, MARY:
Isadora Duncan's End
London, Victor Gollancz, 1929 1st Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW faded, top edges rubbed with a couple of small nicks to corners. “File copy” stamped to front. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Gollancz Compliments Slip loose in front. Endpapers darkened, some mild foxing to title and preliminary pages, else a very clean and tight copy. 351pp. Illustrated with 12 B&W photo plates.
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DICTIONARY -
WHO’S WHO 1977. An Annual Biographical Dictionary.
A.& C.Black 1977. Tall 8vo. Red cloth gt. Last page torn (most of it missing). Else very good. 2688 pp.
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DOBELL, MRS. HORACE;
Mrs. Horace Dobell At Home: A Life Sketch. Illustrated by Selections from her Works, Portraits and other Plates.
London. Wertheimer, Lea & Co. 1908 1st thus Hardback. Approx 7 x 5 ins. In green cloth with gilt lettering and design to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed. Minor marks to rear. Label to front endpaper with incription to verso and top of title pg. Else a very clean and tight copy. 109pp. 9 b&w photo plates - with tissue guards.
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DOYLE, BRIAN (ED):
The Who’s Who of Children’s Literature. Signed copy.
Hugh Evelyn. London. 1968 Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). Author’s neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1968. Else a clean and tight copy. 380pp. With b/w illustrations. The author gives brief biographies, bibliographies and backgrounds of over 400 children’s authors and illustrators.
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DUGDALE, GILES:
William Barnes of Dorset. With 9 Half-Tone Plates
Cassell. 1953 1st edition Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. slightly rubbed around edges with small tears and chips. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 306pp. With 9 half-tone plates including b/w frontispiece. Biography of William Barnes, the Dorset dialect poet, schoolmaster and clergyman.
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Book number: 64575
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EDWARDS, ELIZABETH:
Famous Folk of Bournemouth, Poole and Surrounding Area
Dorset, Natula Publications, 2006 1st Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. Glossy pictorial covers. In very good near fine condition. An excellent clean & tight copy. 150pp. Illustrated with B&W photo portraits.
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ELLIOTT, JOHN:
Big Jack. My Sporting Life. Signed copy.
Schwartz & Melbourne Books. 2003 1st edition. Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Dark blue endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Personal message signed by author to half title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 299pp. With b/w and colour photographs. Autobiography of controversial Australian business man and polititian, John Elliott. Much of the book is taken up with his involvement in Australian Rules Football club, Carlton Football Club, and the ups and downs of his time with them.
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ELMES, HUGH:
Furthur Reminiscences of a Local Yokel: Wareham 1960 to 1980. Volume 2.
Hugh Elmes. 2005 1st edition 8vo. In decorated limp card covers. In very good condition. A couple of small marks to covers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 60pp. With b/w photographs. Second volume of a Dorset man’s autobiography.
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ELWIN, MALCOLM:
The Life of Llewelyn Powys.
John Lane. The Bodley Head 1946 1st edition. Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Mild foxing. Old repair to front with sticky tape. Top of spine reinforced inside. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 299pp. Frontis portrait and 7 other photo plates. The author believed that the attainment of personal hapiness was the true purpose of life.
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EVELYN, JOHN: BRAY, WILLIAM:
Memoirs of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the "Sylva", &c. &c. Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters, to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas. Also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the Time of King Charles I, and the Usurpation. Edited from the Originall Mss. by William Bray. A New Edition. In Five Volumes.
London, Henry Colburn, 1827 New Edition 5 Volumes. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 6 inches. In sumptuous polished dark calf leather bindings, beautiful blind embossed paneled boards and decorated spines, with gilt leaf detailing and lettering to spines. Red page edges and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some handling marks to covers; some rubbing to extremities, some surface chips and marks to boards. Inscriptions to first blank endpapers. Some light foxing to inside pages; mostly around plates but some odd spots to text. Else a gorgeous set. 5 vols. Illustrated with 10 engraved plates including frontis portrait and pedigree, (all are folding except frontis.).
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FAIRBRIDGE -
The Autobiography of Kingsley Fairbridge. With a Preface by The Right Hon. L. S. Amery and an Epilogue by The Hon. Sir Arthur Lawley.
Oxford. University Press 1927 (1st.). Black cloth with paper label on spine. Name on front endpaper. Mostly very clean inside, there are small spots of foxing on margin of a few pages.Very good. Photogravure frontis.portrait of K. Fairbridge. Fold-out map of Mashonaland. 10 pp. / 188 pp. Spare title label tipped in at the end. Founder of the Fairbridge Farm Schools for poor British immigrant children in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. This is “the simple story of a boy’s adventures in the early days of Rhodesia, ending with a few brief reminiscences of his years as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford”.
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FINES, JOHN:
Who’s Who in the Middle Ages. From the Collapse of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance.
Barnes & Noble Books. New York. 1995 Tall 8vo. In black hard card covers with silver to black cloth spine. With dustwrapper. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 218pp. A dictionary of biography, each entry, in reality a short essay, offers not only an understanding of an individual, but insights into the process of change at work during this period. From Abelard to John Wyclif.
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FISHER, NIGEL:
Iain Macleod. Introduction by Lord Boyle of Handsworth. Signed copy.
Andre Deutsch. London. 1973 1st edition. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Orange endpapers. Presentation inscription in red ink plus author’s signature on half title page which also has small portrait silhouette of the subject. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Corners and bottom of spine slightly bumped. Front top edge slightly faded. 352pp. With 11 b/w photographs 2 cartoons and a map. Biography of the Tory politician. Iain Macleod was resposible for decolonisation of many of the African states. This was regarded as his greatest achievement.
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Book number: 55978
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FITCHETT, W. H.:
Fights For The Flag With Portraits and Plans.
London, Smith Elder and Co. 1898 Hardback, 8vo. 7.5 x 5 ins. In full red calf leather binding with raised banding, gilt decoration, black spine label, gilt paneled boards and marbled endpapers and page edges. Gilt vignette to front. In very good condition. Slight handling marks to cover; corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing. Prize label to front endpaper “H. Streleaven, 1903”. “Queens College Taunton.” Darkening between endpapers. Inside pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 333pp. With 16 b&w portrait plates, with 13 B&W plans within text and a facsimile letter by Marlborough.
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Book number: 79519
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FRANK, ANNE:
The Diary of a Young Girl. New translation edited by Otto H.Frank and Mirjam Pressler. Translated by Susan Massotty. The definitive edition.
Viking. 1997 1st thus. Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With facsimile handwriting to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 339pp. With b/w photographs. New and full translation of Anne Frank’s diary.
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Book number: 73452
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FRANKLIN, ROBERT:
The Fringes of History. The Life and Times of Edward Stuart Wortley.
Natula Publications. 2003 1st edition. Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Family trees to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 176pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. Edward Stuart Wortley was a general of the King's Royal Rifle Corps and served in the Army from 1877 to 1919. He saw extensive active service in many places including Afghanistan, South Africa, Egypt, Turkey, Malta, Sudan, France and Ireland. During the First World War he was controversially dismissed after the Battle of the Somme due to the failure of his division's diversionary attack.
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Book number: 74063
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GAUSSEN, ALICE C. C.:
Percy: Prelate and Poet With a Preface by Sir George Douglas, Bart. And 8 Illustrations.
London, Smith Elder & Co., 1908 1st Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, bump to top front corner. Some slight darkening to spine. Some light foxing to endpapers and prelims. Frontis engraving with some foxing to edges. Some light foxing to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 324pp. Illustrated with 8 b&w plates including an engraved frontis.
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Book number: 80658
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GIBB, SIR ALEXANDER;
The Story of Telford. The Rise of Civil Engineering. With 32 Illustrations and 3 Maps.
Alexander Maclehose & Co. London. 1935 1st 9 x 6 inches. In brown silk cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to cloth and minor bump to bottom corner. Prev. owners bookplate to front endpaper. Some minor spots to outer page edges else very clean and tight throughout. 32 Illustrations and 3 Maps (folding).
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Book number: 75384
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GILLIARD, ALFRED J.:
Across the Road. Some Memories of Sergeant-Observer Donald Owen Culshaw R.A.F. Second impression.
Private. n.d. ca1945. Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In blue pebbled cloth covers with gilt to front. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Neat inscription to first blank page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 24pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Produced in memory of Sergeant-Observer Donald Owen Culshaw R.A.F., 1921-1943.
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